Champions Cup

Leinster wing duo added to Ireland squad

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has called Leinster pair James Lowe and Jimmy O’Brien into the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations match against Italy.   Lowe made his return...

Dates & kick-off times confirmed for Champions Cup Round of 16 & Challenge Cup Round 5

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

History will be made in early April when the eagerly-anticipated Champions Cup Round of 16 fixtures will be played over two legs for the first time as an elite group of clubs and their supporters with...

Six Nations: Bhatti and Bayliss out of Scotland's squad ahead of England clash

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland will be without Jamie Bhatti and Josh Bayliss for the opening match of their Six Nations campaign against England.   James Bhatti has withdrawn from Scotland's squad for their opening Six...

Harlequins hunt Bath at The Rec.

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bath and Quins will kick Round 14 off at The Rec. on Friday night. The home side have a mountain to climb if they wish to salvage pride from what has hitherto been a disastrous campaign. Before being...

Champions Cup - Round of 16

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the final game of the group stages complete, the Round of 16 has been confirmed. The next round is a two game affair with the sides playing each other home and away for a place in the Quarter Finals....

HIGHLIGHTS: Bath Rugby Vs Leinster Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster thrashed Bath 64-7 to move into fourth position in pool A of the Champions Cup. Leinster ran in three tries to open up a 19-0 lead after 32 minutes of play.    Bath got on the...

Champions Cup Round 4: The Irish Fixtures

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Overall, it was a successful Round 3 for the Irish contingent; a mighty 89-7 victory for Leinster against Montpellier, a gritty 3-point win for Munster over Castres, Ulster managed to brush Northampton...

Champions Cup Round 4: The English Fixtures

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The English contingent face some stiff opposition this weekend after a reasonably successful Round 3. Harlequins, Wasps, Leicester, Exeter and Bristol Bears came away with wins while the unfortunate trio...

State of Play Champions Cup: The seven clubs who have secured a place in the knockouts

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Seven teams have booked their place in the round of 16 of the Champions Cup, with one round of the pool stages remaining.   Irish Provinces Ulster and Munster have secured their place in the knockouts...

Champions Cup Team of the Week

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Another thrilling weekend of Champions Cup Rugby has come and gone with several teams booking their place in the round of 16.   Harlequins were the first to book their place in the playoffs beating...